Famous Birthdays Today- Phil Mickelson Is 50

June 16th


  • Joan Van Ark is 77 (“Knott’s Landing,” “Dallas”) (FAST FACT: She was named after Joan of Arc because her dad claimed he knew she was going to be a star.)
  • Ian Buchanan is 63 (“All My Children,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “General Hospital)
  • John Cho is 48 (“Star Trek,” “Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle”)
  • Eddie Cibrian is 47 ("Third Watch," “CSI: Miami”)
  • Bill Cobbs is 86 (“The Sopranos,” “Night at the Museum”)
  • Abby Elliott is 33 (“Saturday Night Live,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Odd Mom Out”) (FAST FACT: She is the daughter of comedian Chris Elliott)
  • Sydney Fullmer is 20 (“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”)
  • Laurie Metcalf is 65 ("Roseanne," "Norm," “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Conners”)
  • Nathan Parsons is 32 (“General Hospital”)
  • Arnold Vosloo is 58 (“The Mummy” series – he was Imhotep, “Hard Target,” “Darkman,” “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” “24”)
  • The late movie comedian Stan Laurel(1890-1965)(“The Music Box,” “A Chump at Oxford”) (FAST FACT: He served as an understudy to Charlie Chaplin as a member of Fred Karno’s Army.)


  • Billy "Crash" Craddock is 81
  • Diana DeGarmo is 33 (FAST FACTS: She lost American Idol to Fantasia Barrino in 2004 by two-percent of the vote. She’s been married to former “American Idol” contestant and Broadway star Ace Young since 2013.)
  • The O’Jays’ Eddie Levert is 78
  • Gino Vannelli is 68
  • The late rapper Tupac Shakur (1971-1996)…he would have been 49


  • Boxer Roberto "No Mas" Duran is 69
  • PGA star and World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee Phil Mickelson is 50 (FAST FACTS: He is a righty, but mirrored his father playing golf as a lefty and became the first left-handed golfer to win the U.S. Amateur. He has won a total of over 40 PGA events.)
  • New York Rangers hockey player Rick Nash is 36 (FAST FACTS: He helped Team Canada win the gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.)
  • Model Jenny Shimizu is 53 (FAST FACTS: She claims to have had intimate relationships with both Madonna and Angelina Jolie.)
  • Animator and “Veggie Tales” co-creator Phil Vischer is 54
  • The late war hero Geronimo(1829-1909)(FAST FACTS: He was a Native American hero of theApache Warswho led his people in the fight against the U.S. and Mexico. He was forced to surrender in 1886 and lived many of the remaining years of his life as a prisoner of war.)
  • The late wrestler James Hellwig(1959-2014)…he would have been 61

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